Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has conveyed his heartfelt condolences and profound grief at the passing of celebrated author Gita Mehta, who also happened to be the sister of Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik.
In a heartfelt post, Prime Minister Modi paid tribute to the multifaceted personality and her remarkable contributions. He conveyed his sentiments, saying, “I am profoundly saddened by the passing of the esteemed writer Gita Mehta.” She was a multifaceted personality, celebrated for her intelligence and her unwavering commitment to the worlds of both literature and filmmaking. Additionally, her fervor for environmental causes, particularly nature preservation and water conservation, was truly commendable.”
A Multifaceted Talent
Gita Mehta was widely recognized for her exceptional intellect, prolific writing, and her foray into the world of filmmaking. Her literary works have left an indelible mark on the literary landscape, earning her admiration and respect from readers and fellow writers alike.
Moreover, her commitment to environmental causes, especially nature and water conservation, showcased her dedication to making the world a better place.
Condolences to the Bereaved Family
Prime Minister Modi extended his sympathies to Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and the entire family during this moment of sorrow. In his statement, he expressed, “I extend my heartfelt condolences to @Naveen_Odisha Ji and the entire family during this difficult time of sorrow.” Om Shanti” reflects his empathy and solidarity with the grieving family.
The passing of Gita Mehta marks a significant loss to the literary and cultural world, and her memory will continue to live on through her impactful contributions and the stories she shared with the world. May she rest in peace.